Dairy Hygiene Sales & Technical Manager

Grassland Agro sources, produces and sell the complete range of conventional commodity fertilizers as well as the most comprehensive range of speciality fertilizer and soil conditioning products. In addition, Grassland Agro sells a full range of animal mineral blocks, biostimulants and a full range of Dairy Hygiene products. www.grasslandagro.ie

A part of Groupe Roullier, our intensive product R&D takes places at our Global Innovation Centre in St. Malo, France. www.roullier.com

Our employees are passionate about their work and delivering superior technical advice at a local level on farm.

Our successful growth is based both on the quality of our product range and superior technical advice on-farm.

We currently have a vacancy for a Dairy Hygiene Sales & Technical Manager

We are looking for an experienced professional who will be responsible for developing long term relationships with customers and connecting with key business executives and industry stakeholders.

Reporting to the Heads of Speciality Group Sales, the successful candidate will have responsibility for:

– Technical development and support of the Dairy Hygiene product range, including supply chain management, organising and managing sales and marketing campaigns, and the technical and market positioning of the Dairy Hygiene product range and the service of our Technical Sales Specialist team.

– Preparation and implementation the Monthly and Annual Business Plan for the Dairy Hygiene business, consistent with the overall company strategy.

– Relationship, Business Development & Key Customer Account Management

– Management, development, training of the Dairy Hygiene technical sales specialist team.

– Motivate and support the technical sales team, at both individual and team levels, to optimise sales and customer service.

– Promotion and implementation of all company policies, including human resource management, health and safety, sales pricing, and terms and conditions policies.

– Contribute to overall company development through active and positive involvement in the Business Management and Operational Teams in the company.

Experience, Attributes and Skills Required

– Third level qualification in Agriculture and/or Business discipline is required.

– Successful previous experience as a sales manager and/or sales representative, with a track record of consistently meeting or exceeding targets is required.

– Technical expertise and knowledge of the Agri-sector, Dairy farming and Dairy processing is required.

– Strong commercial acumen and a proven background in developing and servicing excellent relationships at Agri-trade and farmer level is desirable.

– Excellent leadership, mentoring, coaching and people management skills in both one-to-one and team environments is required.

– Ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of an organisation.

– A positive approach to problem solving and team interaction.

– Excellent organisation and time-management abilities.

– Full clean drivers’ licence is required.

What we offer

· Competitive Salary plus performance related bonus.

· Company Car with Fuel Card

· Mobile Phone and Laptop

For further information you can contact the HR Manager in confidence on 087 6755169 or to apply confidentially email careers@grassland.ie with a CV and Cover Letter. Closing Date for applications is 30th June 2020.

Sales advisor: Antrim / East Derry

Grassland Agro sources, produces and sell the complete range of conventional commodity fertilizers as well as the most comprehensive range of speciality fertilizer and soil conditioning products. In addition, Grassland Agro sells a full range of animal mineral blocks as well as biostimulantswww.grasslandagro.ie 

A part of Groupe Roullier, our intensive product R&D takes places at our Global Innovation Center in St. Malo, France. www.roullier.com 

Our employees are passionate about their work and delivering superior technical advice at a local level on farm.  

Our successful growth is based both on the quality of our product range and superior technical advice on-farm. 

We are now looking to recruit Technical Sales Advisors in the Antrim/East Derry region 

The Role 

  • Advice and Sale of our unique enhanced/specialty product range in soil conditioning, fertilization and mineral supplements direct to farmers through the local Co Ops and Merchants. 
  • Developing relationships and working closely with local Co Ops and Merchants. 

The Person: 

  • Commercial knowledge, sales and advisory skills experience 
  • From a farming back-ground with excellent knowledge of farming / possess a qualification relevant to our industry. 
  • Willing to work hard to succeed in a rapidly changing market-place 
  • Technically minded with an ability to create and close sales opportunities 
  • Highly motivated and driven to succeed in a challenging direct sales environment 
  • Full drivers license 

We offer: 

  • An attractive fixed annual salary, with performance bonuses & an uncapped commission structure 
  • An attractive sales role in the agricultural sector, with excellent field support along with sales & technical skills development training including ongoing on & off the job training & development 
  • Attractive career path and possibilities of further development within a dynamically growing company 
  • Business tools include fully expensed Company car, mobile phone & monthly expenses 

 

Please apply by emailing your CV & A Cover Letter to careers@grassland.ie  

 

Please apply by providing your contact information in the fields below, or if you require further information you can contact Lorraine Rossiter HR Manager on 051 448767

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